Geri Portnoy

Geri Portnoy is the founder of Yoga Del Mar and Yoga of Awakening. She holds a Master’s degree in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame, is a certified Hatha Yoga Teacher [RYT 500] and author of the forthcoming book, Embodied Everyday Awakening.  Geri is an articulate, compassionate, and dedicated yoga teacher who creates a sacred space for the beautiful expansion and emergent awakening of her students. Her teaching inspires people to enjoy moving their body in healthy, safe, balanced ways that facilitate pain-free living, and an overall feeling of well-being.



“I was struck by how accepting and even inviting yoga instructors are, from the first class I felt I was part of the group. “

- Jim

“Yoga has provided a foundation for me to approach life in a positive, balanced, healthy way. It’s my rock!“

- Joyce